The Philippines will not appeal the US refusal to grant it custody of a US Marine who is accused of murdering a Filipino transgender woman, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday.


Several firearms found in the “kubol” (quarters) of Peter Co, one of the high-profile inmates in the New Bilibid Prison, were registered separately in the names of a congressman, a barangay councilman, a former candidate for representative and a government employee.


The countdown to Christmas Eve has begun with the distinct Filipino tradition of Simbang Gabi. This year, INQUIRER.net is webcasting the Masses at the Church of the Gesu, inside the Loyola Heights campus of the Ateneo de Manila University. Thursday night’s celebrant: Fr Emmanuel L Alfonso SJ Choir: College Glee Club.


The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Thursday filed a P46.6-million tax evasion complaint in the Department of Justice against the birthday cake supplier and food caterer of the Ospital ng Makati (Osmak) and the Makati City Hall.


Senate President Franklin Drilon called on the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday to initiate a review of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States to revise its provisions on the detention and custody of a person accused in a foreign land.


The Court of Appeals ordered the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) to automatically refund consumers some P5 billion that it will recover from the National Power Corporation (NPC) and the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (Psalm).


Former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo went to the Makati Medical Center (MMC) Thursday afternoon to undergo a digital mammogram.


  • today's inquirer
  • hot reads
Visit the Sun Website now!




Assessing your child’s learning style

Is your child having a hard time paying attention to verbal lectures? Or is the little…

CARLA Brigliadori, left, and Margarita Forés, right,
make pasta the old-fashioned way—by hand.

Bad mood is bad for cooking

Without the modern-day mixers and machines, Italian master chef-educator Carla Brigliadori works, on her feet for…

t1219editor picks_2

Last minute shopping

This list is by no means ultimate or complete, yet it is eclectic, from the antimosquito…

More Videos


  • Neal H. Cruz Friend compares Erap and Binay on corruption

    Vice President Jojo Binay is in denial. He told reporters that he is still the candidate of Manila Mayor and former president Joseph “Erap” Estrada. But that is only if his opponent in the 20 …

  • Ambeth R. Ocampo Cooking ‘ng ina ko!’

    When I was interviewing cooks in Pampanga for my undergraduate thesis, culinary secrets and shortcuts that I could not understand were shared. For example, old folks would tell me things like “Nung …

  • Michael L. Tan Local is in

    You would think that with the world’s longest Christmas season, one that starts with the “ber” months (September onward), we should be able to plan our gift shopping. But no. Have you noticed ho …

  • Rina Jimenez-David Bloodshed in a time of peace

    This isn’t really the season for bad news—or for bad news bearers—but we can’t live in a bubble, and the rest of the world doesn’t exactly share our obsession with the celebration—celebrat …

  • Ramon Tulfo Cover-up at NBP

    Officials and employees at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) make up a syndicate of relatives who cover up for one another. …




So you think you can write?

jessica zafra January 22, 29 and February 5, 2015 6 pm to 8 pm   Anyone can write, but can they write

CCP to hold Andrea O. Veneracion Int’l Choral Festival in Manila in 2015

Andrea Veneracion The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) invites choirs from all over the world to compete in the 2nd Andrea

CCP announces 2nd National Rondalla Workshop 2015

Rondalla Workshop Photo with Celso Espejo & Elaine Espejo   Cajucom The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Artist Training Division is organizing the CCP National Rondalla Workshop 2015 on April

Inspiring “seniors” in the BPO industry

Beth Robis with her kids Determination, passion, excellence, and service to others— these are attributes that drive two of Convergys’ top-performing senior citizen employees, Elizabeth

Retired RTC judges to hold general assembly

The Association of Retired RTC Judges of the Philippines Inc. (ARRJOP) will hold its 3rd General Assembly on Saturday at

Convergys employees invest in higher learning

Paola Enerio_rev As many can attest, pursuing a higher education requires an investment in financial resources, time and effort. Deciding to do